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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

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Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

  • International Medical Press

Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

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GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

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England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

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DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lung Cancer
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NSCLC: neutropenic sepsis common with docetaxel monotherapy

NS was suspected or confirmed in 17.4% of patients receiving 2nd or 3rd line docetaxel.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Scand J Gastroenterol
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Is IBD likelier after antibiotics? A systematic review

Hints of a link amid heterogeneous and flawed studies.

WMA postpones 2019 Assembly amid safety concerns
  • Global Medical News
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WMA postpones 2019 Assembly amid safety concerns

The World Medical Association said it would be unable to guarantee the safety of delegates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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CDC issues guidance on caring for infants with congenital Zika

New recommendations focus on laboratory tests, clinical malformations

  • Clinical Essentials from N. Engl. J. Med
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GLE/PIB is safe, effective for HCV with advanced CKD

Phase 3 EXPEDITION-4 study shows 98% clearance across all major genotypes.

DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD
  • RSi Communications
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DAA agents allow transplantation of ‘high risk’ organs | AASLD

25 anti-HCV- candidates received HCV-IRD organs; HCV disease transmission occurred in 4 (16%).

Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ

From 23 October 2017, patients who are unable to establish their entitlement to free care, will be charged upfront for treatment.

Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike
  • Global Medical News
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Junior doctors in Poland on hunger strike

A number of junior doctors in Poland have gone on hunger strike over poor pay and working conditions, and healthcare funding.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Sci Rep
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Korean NHANES ties HCV to increased risk for cataracts

Effect is greater with HCV than HBV and is directly mediated.

Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir shows 95.5% SVR-12 in community clinic | WCG
  • RSi Communications
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Ledipasvir/sofosbuvir shows 95.5% SVR-12 in community clinic | WCG

Efficacy is comparable to that seen in previous phase 3 clinical trials.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Hepatol.
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HCV: DAA retreatment 96% successful after first-line failure

Data from a real-world study of patients failing NS5A-based regimens.

Patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhoea may benefit from probiotics
  • UK Medical News
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Patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhoea may benefit from probiotics

Meta-analysis indicates adequate safety and efficacy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Pediatr Infect Dis Soc
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Pediatricians, general practitioners are missing HPV vaccination opportunities

HPV vaccination in adolescent girls are missed during routine clinical visits.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons